SRINAGAR — Strict curfew continues to remain imposed in Srinagar and other districts of Jammu and Kashmir on Eid-ul-Fitr on Thursday to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Witnesses said that police and paramilitary troopers have been deployed in strength on roads across Srinagar.
They said the roads have been blocked at several places and concertina wires have been erected on main roads, halting the vehicular movement.
Notably, the government had already announced that there shall be no relaxation in restriction on Eid.
The restrictions continue to remain in place in Jammu and Kashmir for the 14th straight day. The government has imposed a “Corona Curfew” across Jammu and Kashmir till May 17.
Congregational Eid prayers were not held at major shrines, masjids and eidgahs across the Union Territory.
Eid prayers were not held at Dargah Hazratbal, historic Jamia Masjid and other masjids and shrines across the J&K. (KNO)